ASP.NET tab doesn't appear in IIS6 with Framework 1 and 2 installed

We have the problem with a 2003 Server Standard Edition 32 bits with SP2.

It has .Net Framework v1.1.4322 and v2.0.50727, but the ASP.NET tab does not appear in the IIS Manager. We have tried all the questions that a saw in another similar questions, but nothing works.

- we ran the command aspnet_regiis.exe -i
- we ran the command aspnet_regiis.exe -sn W3SVC/1/ROOT/Portal
- we have reinstalled .Net Framework v2.0.50727

Other things to take into account:

- this server has two ASP.NET v1.1 applications running
- the service is not configured in an IIS 5.0 isolation
- the ASP.NET v1.1.4322 and the ASP.NET v2.0.50727 extensions appears at the Web service extension, and both are Allowed
- we can see the ASP.NET_202.50727.0 filter in the ISAPI Filters tab of the Web sites

Someone has any idea?

PS: It's a Spanish version of Win 2003 Server so perhaps the literals like 'Web service extensions' can be wrong, I'm doing a free translation. Sorry... O:-)
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RubalJCommented:
You need to run following command from v1.1 and v2.0 framework directory to register the versions with IIS correctly

aspnet_regiis.exe -ir
( Installs the respective version of ASP.NET, register only. Doesnt update scriptmaps in IIS and should show you the ASP.Net Tab)
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gllanderasAuthor Commented:
thanks, RubalJ, but we have tried it. Actually, we ran:

aspnet_regiis.exe -i
aspnet_regiis.exe -i -enable
aspnet_regiis.exe -r
aspnet_regiis.exe -sn W3SVC/1/ROOT/Portal

All of them within the v2 framework directory.

Our next attempt is to desinstall .Net framework 2, restart the server and install again the framework.

The problem is that this server has applications and we can't restart it easily.
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gllanderasAuthor Commented:
Well, probably it's a problem with VmWare.

The solution is:

- stop the IIS service
- edit the file c:\windows\system32\inetsrv\MetaBase.xml
- search a line with Enable32BitAppOnWin64="TRUE" and delete it
- restart the IIS service

We will try it tomorrow.
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gllanderasAuthor Commented:
Finally, the problem was with VmWare.

Fixed with the solution posted.
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RubalJCommented:
I see.. You didnt mentioned that its on VMWare .. This is common known issue there.

Thanks
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